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Science and Sexuality

The Editorial: Science and Sexuality

The Real Reasons Why There Are Few Great Women Scientists

While an increasing number of women are opting to enter the field of science, very few end up securing top positions in research or administration. For instance, in premier research institutes such as the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Indian Institute of Technology, and Indian Institute of Science, women constitute a meagre 10-12% of the faculty. The report attributes this ‘glass ceiling’ that women encounter within the workplace to the social pressures of having a family and the burden of child care.

Notes from the Field: What Single Women in Delhi Taught Me about Sexuality

The women taught me how to navigate the city, as I learnt about the different ways the body is marked in public (and in private too). I often tried to discern when ‘bold’ became ‘reckless’, and what the underlying politics of this rhetoric shift might be. How arguments were stacked up pre-emptively determining who was deserving of protection and whose transgressions left them out in the cold.

नारीवाद और विज्ञान: विज्ञान रचते हुए पढ़ाना और सीखना चयनिका शाह का विवेक वेलांकी द्वारा लिया गया साक्षात्कार

एपिसोड ४, अप्रैल २०१३ अनुवाद: योगेंद्र दत्त चयनिका शाह एवं विवेक वेलंकी के बीच यह संवाद इन प्लेनस्पीक के मार्च २०१४ के संस्करण में प्रकाशित हुआ था। यहाँ इस संवाद…
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